Apr 23, 2024, 2:31 PM

Afghanistan’s 1st rail cargo crosses Iran to Turkey

Afghanistan’s 1st rail cargo crosses Iran to Turkey

TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (MNA) – Afghanistan's first export shipment containing 1,100 metric tons of mineral ore was exported by train from Roznak Railway Station in Herat towards Turkey crossing Iran.

In a statement, the Afghanistan Railway Department announced that this export included talc mineral exported to the city of Mersin, Turkey.

This is the first shipment of Afghanistan's "talc" that has gone to Turkey through Iran, the report added.

Spokesman for the Transportation and Aviation Authority of the Taliban government in Afghanistan Imamuddin Ahmadihad previously announced that import and export between Afghanistan and Turkey will be carried out by land route for the first time.

Hand-woven carpets and rugs, dried fruits, and precious stones are among the goods exported from Afghanistan to Turkey and other countries.


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